Customer Questions #5: Is old wine better?

ONE OF THE BIGGEST myths around! The majority of today’s wines are at their peak shortly after release. Whites, especially, don’t take well to years of gathering dust in a drinks cabinet. It’s primarily high-end, traditional redsclassed Bordeaux, Barolo etc – that need extended ageing to show their best. And even wines like these are increasingly being made in an earlier-drinking style, as producers know that few drinkers in the modern era bother to ‘cellar’ their wines.


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